Falling Walls 2015 Science Fellowship for Journalists

The Falling Walls Foundation is inviting journalists to apply for its fellowship to attend the Falling Walls Conference, an international conference on future breakthroughs in science and society and its expanded programme, taking place in Berlin, Germany, on November 8 and 9, 2015.

The fellowship which was designed to ensure that the public is informed on life-changing scientific breakthroughs is aimed at journalists and bloggers with at least three years of experience who hope to advance their knowledge in the area of sciences.

The Foundation would be responsible for the expenses of the fellows, the expenses to be taken care of include: travel expenses (economy class), accommodation for 3 nights (organized by Falling Walls Foundation), conference fees and meals (breakfast at hotel, catering during the Falling Walls events). Fellows will also have the opportunity to attend the Falling Walls Lab, Falling Walls Venture and the Falling Walls Conference in Berlin.

Professionals in fields such as research, teaching, public relations and advertising are not eligible to apply for the fellowship. Only Freelance and full-time journalists or bloggers are eligible to apply but must have a minimum of three years professional journalism or blogging experience in which they have written about the subject of sciences.

The application deadline is July 31, 2015.

Applicants must complete the online form and submit two work samples together with a CV and cover letter (both in English) stating their motivation to apply for the fellowship. Kindly visit http://www.falling-walls.com/fellowships/apply to apply.

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